hehe everything fine apart from the emacs caveat; and
I /loathe/ emacs. Eclipse = teh win :)

rgds

Steve Callaway

--- jdrysdale / astoncarter.co.uk wrote:
> This is a permanent or contract opportunity for
> someone of side of
> Investment Banking to move into a critical part of
> there business Quant
> Analytics and Risk, below is a general spec - if you
> would like more
> information please feel free to contact me on 0207
> 324 7930 or
> jdrysdale / astoncarter.co.uk
> 
> 
> this new developer will be creating risk analysis
> and pricing tools for
> the derivatives trading desk. The project is pretty
> much greenfield. It
> will use existing systems, but only peripherally,
> essentially we will
> be a self-contained group reporting to me and
> another Quant Analyst.
> 
> 
> The spec itself -
> 
> 
> 1. Exposure to, and interest in a variety of
> programming languages. We
> will be writing in a mixture of java, ruby and lisp,
> however experience
> in python instead of ruby, and scheme instead of
> lisp is fine.
> Knowledge of any other languages, such as haskell,
> caml, prolog is a
> bonus, but by no means required.
> 
> 
> 2. Appreciation and knowledge of open source work is
> important, as we
> tend to use a great deal of this.
> 
> 
> 3. Working knowledge of linux/unix. The candidate
> may well be currently
> working in a pure windows shop, but as long as they
> use linux at home
> then that's fine. They don't need to be at the
> sysadmin level.
> 
> 
> 4. Our development environment is strictly emacs, so
> familiarity with
> this is important, but not a dealbreaker.
> 
> 
> 5. Must be happy to follow extreme programming
> practices, in particular
> pair programming. I'd expect to pair with him/her
> pretty much full time
> in the weeks I'm at London.
> 
> 
> 

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